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Grammy fun continues
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Grammy fun continues

The event may be over, but in London there is never a shortage of musical events to attend. In fact, many Grammy winners and nominees are performing in London in the next few months. First up, there is best male pop vocal performance winner Bruno Mars, who will be performing […]

“A Liszt of Cuban Ebony”
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“A Liszt of Cuban Ebony”

José Manuel Jiménez Berroa, was compared to one of the greatest pianists of the 19th century, Franz Liszt, by the Dominican musician Américo Lugo Romero. Romero was a student of Jiménez in Germany where the Cuban pianist would seduce audiences with the quality of his performances. “The Jiménez and Berroa […]

Adrian Mitchell Show
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Adrian Mitchell Show

On Friday, 10 December 2010, the Wonderful Beast Theatre Company will host a tribute show for the political poet and author, bringing together actors, singers and musicians alike. Adrian Mitchell (1932-2008) was an English poet, novelist and playwright. His poetry is known to be especially poignant, as it is believed […]

Cuban Christmas Specials
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Cuban Christmas Specials

This month, Cubacheche, the organisation promoting the hottest Cuban and Afro-Cuban music and culture in the UK, will be holding a couple of special holiday events.Cubacheche is a London-based group founded in January 2007 by Carlos Hernandez and Olwen Comino James.  To offer a wider variety of authentic Cuban music […]

Los Saicos: pioneers of punk from Peru
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Los Saicos: pioneers of punk from Peru

It is written like this:  Saicos, a Spanish rendering of ‘Psychos’, we believe. Here is a term transferred from the Anglo-Saxon to the Latin, which doesn’t stop at the band’s name, as their music is pure North American psychedelic garage, taken to the South American market. Noel Hernández Before going […]